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Dázon Dixon Diallo, DHL, MPH

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Dázon Dixon Diallo, DHL, MPH

Dázon Dixon Diallo, DHL, MPH

Dázon Dixon Diallo is Founder and President of SisterLove, Inc, established in 1989, the first women’s HIV/AIDS and Reproductive Justice organization in the southeastern United States. Dázon is a recognized visionary and advocate in the struggle for human rights, sexual and reproductive justice, and the fight against HIV/AIDS, with, and on behalf of, communities of women and girls living with HIV and those at risk for HIV and STIs. She is a proud member of In Our Own Voice: The National Black Women’s Reproductive Justice Agenda, where she advocates for sexual and reproductive justice in public health and prevention policies and programs. Dr. Diallo is a member of the Board of Directors of the National Women’s Health Network, and she is a co-chair for the Act Now End AIDS National Coalition. Diallo was recently appointed to the NIH Office on AIDS Research Advisory Council. She is a member of a few powerful networks including the Women-At-Risk Subcommittee of the HIV Prevention Trials Network, The Women’s HIV Research Collaborative (WHRC) and the Women’s Research Initiative (WRI). She has secured deep reach into a diverse local and regional community, for more than twenty-three years, as she has hosted a weekly radio program focused on black women, called “Sisters’ Time” on WRFG 89.3FM and www.wrfg.org in Atlanta.

 

Dr. Diallo holds a master’s degree in public health from the University of Alabama at Birmingham (C’97) and bachelor’s degree from Spelman College (C’86) in Atlanta. In 2012, Dr. Diallo had the distinct honor to receive an
honorary Doctorate of Humane Letters from her alma mater, Spelman College. She has been honored and humbled to receive numerous awards and recognitions over the 34 years she has been working in HIV/AIDS, women’s sexual & reproductive health, and human rights.

 

Diallo has blazed many trails in the women’s HIV/AIDS, sexual and reproductive justice fields. Among many achievements, she has:

  • Developed and implemented “Healthy Love”, a seminal prevention intervention that is included in the CDC’s Compendium of Effective Evidence-based HIV Prevention;
  • Established the first transitional housing program for HIV positive women and children in the South;
  • Engaged a long-term vision for the leadership of Women Living with HIV in fighting HIV/AIDS by promoting women’s human rights;
  • Convenes the US Women & PrEP Working Group, a national coalition of women focused on HIV and biomedical prevention;
  • Opened and operated SisterLove International in South Africa since 1999; and
  • Created and hosted the bi-annual international meeting called “WomenNOW! Summit: Navigating the intersections of HIV and Sexual/Reproductive Justice among women and girls of African Descent.

 

Contact Information:
Dázon Dixon Diallo, MPH
SisterLove, Inc.
P.O. Box 10558
Atlanta, GA 30310
Ofc: 404-505-7777
Fax; 404-505-0003
Email: ddiallo@sisterlove.org
Website: www.sisterlove.org

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